The European Investigation Order

20-02-2014

The proposed directive on the European Investigation Order is aimed at setting up a comprehensive system for obtaining evidence in criminal cases with a cross-border dimension. Whereas this mutual recognition instrument is supposed to facilitate much greater cooperation across the EU, it also raises concerns over the protection of fundamental rights.

The proposed directive on the European Investigation Order is aimed at setting up a comprehensive system for obtaining evidence in criminal cases with a cross-border dimension. Whereas this mutual recognition instrument is supposed to facilitate much greater cooperation across the EU, it also raises concerns over the protection of fundamental rights.